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Bloomberg
Mar 1, 2014 9:30am EST
debates the political pull of bill clinton. we begin the program with a longest serving member of congress, ever. served with 11 presidents. it is a privilege to have john dingell. thank you for being here. >> god bless you. you still call me john. >> you have revered the institution. what reforms would you make? >> one is the nasty partisanship. it shouldn't be that way. the congress means the coming together. the assemblage of the american people. all of the business has been moved into the office of the speaker. newt gingrich started that. it gave control over the then congress. they had the control they wanted to run the place they wanted. >> you would return that? >> you bet i would. but with the money in politics, the 24 hour news cycle, do you worry that rather than a temporary cycle, this may be a condition for a long time? >> i am afraid that it is so. i am very much afraid that the congress will never be able to go back. you mentioned the other problems we have. 24-hour news cycle. the difficulty in getting the business of the congress done under those conditions. and, t
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